The Daily Pioneer
PUBLISHED EVERY 'AFTERNOON.
EDWARD KAISER. Publisher.
Entered in tlie postofflce at Bemidji, Minn,
as second class matter.
Official County and City Paper.
NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS
Copy for changes of advertisements in
The Daily Pioneer must reach this office bj
10 o'clock a. m. in order to insure theii
appearance in the issue of same day.
IT WAS] night. One of our
citizens was walking through the
park. "Hear the little wavelets
gently lap the beach," murmured
a masculine voice just ahead. "I
think it's just lovelyJ oJie.J.n-lap
land,"came the soft reply. A
bench creaked. The thoughtful
citizen cut across to the sidewalk.
It should bo seen to that the
benches in the park are placed
farther from the pathway.
HE Constantinople corres
pondent of the SLondon Times
says that Great Britianhas made
vigorous and constant protests
against the excesses committed
by the Turkish troops, but that
she apparantly does not feel her
self strong enough to break
down the opposition of Germany,
Russia and Austria and insist on
real, instead ofj pauer, reforms
WE WILL, (now look to "the
poet's corner" to give us some
thing on the autumn leaves. We
would suggest the following line
as a starter:
The autumn days have come,
the gladdest of the year, etc.
I ON any ofjthese fine Indian
summer days you happen to feel
that you would like to be some,
place besides Bemidji, just take
a walk up the lake shore.
P. S.This was written yes
"BEAUTIFUL Bemidji, the town
of sidewalk signs, rotten side
walks and roulette wheels," said
a traveling man the other day as
he turned and left a wheel pf
fortune and $15.
THE fish story harvest is over
with and there seems to be no
danger of a second crop this
season. It is now a case of the
man behind the gun.
YE S, Maudie, dear, it is per
fectly correct to say, "Skunks
are measely |thmgs." Measles
are contagious, you know.
MAYBE the world isn't a bluff,
but it's a dead sure thing that
most of the successful people in
it are bluffers.
No, Jessie, dear, the hunter
does not necessarily use gunny
sacks to pack his provisions in.
HE leaves are falling. As yet
the council has taken no action
in the matter.
WINTER will soon be here, but
when it comes we will not have
to dodge awnings.
The New Chinese Minister.
Rev. William E. Griffls corrects a
published statement that Sir Chen
tung Liang Cheng, the new Chinese
minister, is a graduate of Yale. He
merely studied there, being one of
120 students brought to this country
by Yung Wing. The minister ex
plains that the first part of his name,
Cbentung, corresponds to the Ameri
can John. The middle part, his fam
ily name, Is pronounced Leeang. His
title, about which there has been a
good deal of talk, was bestowed by
the British government after the au
thorities of his own country had con
sented that he acre"* it.
Milky Sea Is a Puzzle.
The milky sea, as it is known to
mariners, Is not yet fully understood.
It seems to be most common in tne
tropical waters of the Indian ocean,
and is described as weird, ghastly and
awe-inspiring, and as giving the ob
server on shipboard the sensation of
passing through a sort of luminous
fog In which sea and sky seem to join
and all sense of distance is lost The
phenomenon is probably due to some
form of phosphorescence.
MOB RILES TOW!
EMPLOYES OF THE CONSOLIDA-
TED SUPERIOR COMPANY
IN A RIOT.
ATTACK ON OENtRAL OfflCES
ARMED TROOPS FINALLY RE
STORE A SEMBLANCE OF
MORE TROOPS ARE ORDERED OUT
THEIR COMING AWAITED WITH
FEVERISH IMPATIENCE BY
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Sept. 20.
The situation in the Canadian Soo,
which has been the scene of serious
rioting by the discharged employes of
the Consolidated Lake Su'.^rior com
pany, is very grave. An assault upon
the office building by the mob early
yesterday afternoon before the ar
rival on the ground of troops was suc
cessful, and a mass of frenzied men
secured possession of the ground floor
of the building, destroying everything
movable that came in their path. A
crowd of the olftce staff with drawn re
volvers prevented their gaining ac
cess to the upper floors of the building.
Every window and door in the build
ing is smashed in. The arrival of the
troops on the ground armed with ball
cartridges about 2 o'clock served to
Some Semblance of Order.
The rioters then contented themselves
with throwing stones at the building
and hurling investives at the soldiers,
who established a "dead line" and pre
vented any approach toward the
building by any of the rioters. The
greatest number of the mob are of ig
norant Italians, Finns, Norwegians
and Frenchmen, the latter perhaps
the hardest of all to handle. All have
been drinking more or less, although
the bars finally obeyed the order to
close up. The mob is one that cannot
be reasoned with, and the man they
seem most anxious to get at is Mr.
Coyne, the assistant manager, who,
in the absence of Mr. Shields, is in
charge of the works. Mr. Coyne has
discreetly kept out of sight.
Late yesterday afternoon the lead
ers of the mob held a conference and
demanded that the company house the
men in their hotel and boarding house
and feed them until the money for
Wages Is Forthcoming.
In order to appease the crowd this de
mand was granted and the men have
taken possession of the white house, a
large boarding house operated by the
Considerable feeling has been
aroused over the shooting of two
Frenchmen by the police during the
trouble yesterday morning. The riot
ers say that the officers used their re
volvers when it was unnecessary.
Neither of the men is fatally hurt,
The mob threatens an attack on po
lice headquarters with a view of ef
fecting the release of all the men who
have been arrested. Both this build
ing and that occupied by the fire de
partment is guarded against attack.
The problem yesterday's develop
ment has created is beyond the solu
tion of any of the company officials on
the ground. Apparently their only
hope is that the anger of the mob will
spend itself and that the men will
Get Out of Town by Degrees.
A mass meeting of the men was held
in the "white house" last night and
was quiet and orderly. An attempt
was made to allay the passions of the
men by an offer made by the Brother
hood of Woodsmen, an organization
maintained among the lumbermen, to
furnish an attorney free of charge to
collect all pay checks left in his hands.
The meeting broke up without any
particular confusion or disorder.
An effort was made late yesterday
to get a body of the rioters to cross
the river to the American side and
put the power house and street railway
out of commission, but it was not suc
cessful. A battalion of regulars from
Toronto, the King's Grenadiers, are
expected to arrive to-day, and their
coming is awaited with feverish impa
tience. Another company of militia
from Sudbury is expected.
COW CAUSES A WRECK.
Engineer Killed and Seven Others In
Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 30A Cin
cinnati Southern passenger train,
north-bound, yesterday ran into a
cow at Glen Mary. Tenn., and the loco
motive, two mail cars, a baggage car
and express car left the track and
rolled down a steep embankment. En
gineer Frank Parker of Chattanooga
was instantly killed and seven men
injured, two fatally.
Workmen Buried Under Debris.
Belfast, Ireland, Sept. 30The col
lapse yesterday of a wall of a foundry
during the rebuilding of the works,
buried a number of workmen under
the debris. Five men have been ex
Miner Falls to Death.
Iron Mountain, Mich., Sept. 30.
Sentinneo Richio, an Italian miner
aged twenty-four, fell down an ore
shaft at the Pewablo mine, a distance
of seventy-five feet, and was Instantly
KILLED BY LIVE WIRE.
Tinner Electrocuted While at Work on
St. Paul, Sept. 30.While attempt
ing to save himself from falling oft ihe
roof of Liedertafel hall, on which he
was working, Alfred Steinhoff, a tin
ner, caught hold of one of the feed
wires of the St. Paul Gas Light com
pany, and was killed instantly. Oscar
Kuntze, who was working with Stein
hoff, narrowly escaped electrocution
while trying to rescue his companion.
He was rendered unconscious, and his
right hand and arm was burned al
most to a crisp. He will recover.
CHEESE WAS POISONED.
Sioux City People Dangerously III as a
Sioux City, Iowa, Sept. 30. Fred
Ewald and Miss Mamie Hacker are
dangerously ill and five others are sick
from the effects of eating poisoned
cheese. The purchase waa made from
a fresh cheese at a local grocery and
there is no thought of any. plot to
poison the Ewald family. A chemical
analysis will be made. Five members
of the Ewald family and two guests,
Johnson, were prostrated.
DOES NOT FACE CHARGES.
Milwaukee Official Resigns Rather
Tha.i Seek Vindication.
Milwaukee, Sept. 30. Inspector
Frederick Heiden, of the house of cor
rection in Milwaukee county, against
whom charges of gross mismanage
ment were filed, has resiged his po
sition. Mr. Heiden was to have ap
peared before a special committee of
the county board to testify in his own
behalf. His attorneys say that so far
as any further testimony from Mr.
Heiden is concerned the investigation
WOMAN AND CHILD DROWN.
Buggy Overturns in the Des Moinea
Heron Lake, Minn., Sept. 30.Mrs,
Rheta Perkins of Eldora, Iowa, and
her small daughter were drowned Sat
urday in the Des Moines river. With
her son and daughter she was driving
a team from Bingham Lake to Avoka.
While crossing the Des Moines river
a few miles west of here the buggy
was overturned and the woman and
daughter drowned. The boy caught
hold of some tall willows and was
PANIC ON A BOAT.
Boy Is Killed and Several Other Peo
ple Are Injured.
Burlington, Iowa, Sept. 30. Harry
Buckert. aged ten, was instantly killed
last night and several others injured
in a mad rush of excursionists off the
Jacob Richman at Nauvoo, 111. The
boom supporting the gangplank broke
under the weight of the crowd and fell
upon them. The people grew frantic
and there was great danger of a
stampede. The coolness of officers
prevented further fatalities.
Is Charged With Embezzling t^e Funds
of a Client.
La Crosse. Wis., Sept. 30. David
Samuels, cashier and one of the own
ers of the Bangor bank, was arrested
yesterday afternoon, charged with em
bezzling $2,000 belonging to Mrs. Sam
uel McEldowney and Sarah McEl
downey. The bank is in the hands of
the state bank examiner. Samuels
claims the money was lost in the reg
ular course of business.
Why is it that Daily Pioneer
want ads bring such good results?
PIONEER HARNESS SHOP
I recently purchased the shop and
have greatlyreplenished the stock,which
is the most complete in the county. All
work guaranteed to give satisfaction.
Repairing a specialty.
There Is Land
Still Left in
And the Northern Pacific has a new and very Low Rate
for Colonists and Homeseekers in effect from September
15 to November 30, 1903.
This gives the Farmers a good chance to go homeseeking,
after crops are harvested, or any others who wish to move
into the growing, teeming, improving Northwest to visit
it at a trifling expense.
The finest valleys in the Northwest, good for grain, hay,
fruits, root crops, for mixed, stock or dairy farming, for
irrigation or not, as one wishes, are found along the
Northern Pacific or its branch or connecting lines. The
growing, thriving towns are found there, too. It is a
Call on any N. P. R, agent for rates and detailed infor-
mation or write to Chas. S. Pee, General Passenger Agent,
St. Paul, Minn.
WORK OLD GAG.
Great Falls Taken in en Bogus Cur
Helena, Mont., Sept. 30. Great
Falls, following in the steps of Butte,
Anaconda and Helena, has been vis
ited by a gang of four men who suc
ceeded in palming off on divekeepers
and saloons $200 of bogus currency
purporting to have been issued by the
State Bank of New Brunswick. N. J.,
which institution failed forty-five
Boys Given Up for Lost.
Menasha. Wis., Sept. 30. John
Gambski, William Gambski. John
Frederick and another Gambski boy,
aged from 15 to 23 years, are missing
on Lake Winnebago and have been
given up for lost. They left Menasha
Sunday afternoon in a small sailboat
for the Calumet county shore to gather
hickory nuts and have not been heard
Paid Off Debt.
Eedfield, S. D., Sept. 30.The state
W. C. T. U. convention is rejoicing be
cause during the year the state debt
of $934.84 has been raised besides the
-fcunning_expensesA.large_amou nt of
Christian temperance department
work has also been done.
Women Visit Normal.
Winona, Minn., Sept. 30.The W. C.
T. U. delegates visited the normal
school at the opening exercises, and
Dr. Anna Shaw addressed the
students. It was voted that state dis
tricts should be known by numbers.
Indian Run Over.
Kilbo'urn City, Wis, Sept. 30.The
badly mangled remains of Jack Stacy,
an Indian, were found in the yards of
the Milwaukee road here Saturday.
He was intoxicated and was run over
while trying to board a moving train.
Passenger Hits Coal Car.
Red Wing, Minn., Sept. 30. The
east-bound Milwaukee passenger train
ran into a coal car which had been left
the track where it was to sidetrack'
while the train passed. The passen
gers escaped with a shaking up.
Trees and Novels.
Nine successful novels recently pub
lished in the United States had a total
sale of over 1,600,000 copies. Since
the average weight of each book sold
was probably tAventy ounces, a little
calculation will prove that these 1,60.0,-
0CO books contained approximately
2,000,000 pounds of paper. A manu
facturer of paper asserts that the aver
age spruce tree yields a little less than
half a cord of wood, which is equiva
lent to about 500 pounds of paper. In
other words these nine novels swept
away 4,008 trees and they form but
a small part of the fiction so eagerly
read by the American people.
Monument to Rjmsey.
An effort will be made to secure an
appropriation from the West Virginia
legislature for the purpose of erecting
a monument to the memory of James
Rumsey, who, it is claimed, was recog
nized by George Washington as the in
ventor of the steamboat. The pro
posed memorial will be erected on a
high cliff of the Potomac river at
Shepherdstown, overlooking the spot
where it is alleged that the first ap
plication of steam to the purpose of
marine propulsion was made.Scien
*3orr?ermg uara or Temperatures.
The British weather service Is cofc
lecting report? from the North Atlan
tis and Mediterranean of the tempera*
lures observed by shipping masters.
The data thus collected are to be
worked up in charts. This will show,
among other things, the extent of Jie
A. M. BAUEY
SUCCESSOR TO J, J. JINKINSON
and Good Horses
New and Second Hand
Carriages For Sale
CHARLES H. BABBI1T
Washington, D. C.
933 MASS. AVE. N. W
Attorney in Luiul Cases.
All kinds- of business before the U. S.
17 yearsj in (J. S. General Land
Office. 9 years in actual practice.
Hon. Knute Nelson, U. S. Senate.
Hon. Moses E. Clapp, U. S. Senate.
Hon.H. Steenerson, Crookston, Minn.
Hon. John Lind. Minneapolis, Minn.
Hon. J. Adam Bede, Pine City, Minn.
In Connection with the
Provides the best train service be
tween Blackduc-k, Bemidji, Walker
and intermediate stations and Minne
apolis, St. Paul, Faxg'O and Duluth
and all points east and west. Through
coaehes between Blackduck and the
Twin Cities. No ciiange of cars.
Ample time at Brainerd for dinner.
Effective Sept. 1st, 1902.
Daily ex. STATIONS Daily ex.
7:00 a. m.Lv Blackduek Ar 7:05
7:17 Tenstrik-e Lv. 6:46
7:28. Farley. 6:35
7.32 Turtle 6:31
8:10 Bemidji 6:05
8:32 Nary 5:26
8:43 Guthrie 5:15
8:57 Lakeport 5:02
9:28 ...Walker 4:35
!:57 HackensacK 4:00
10:16 Boukus 3:42
10:36 ....PineRiver 3:21
10:48.. Jenkins 3:09
10 55 Pequot 3:02
11:13 Hubert. 2:45
11:25 Merrifield 2:35
11:55 a. m. Ar Braineid Lv p. m.2:00
N. P. RY.
4:05 p. m. L,v Brainerd Ar. p. m. 1:05
2:05 Little Falls Lv. 12:05
3:04 St. Clour!. a. m. 11:07
5:14 ElkHiver 10:08
*:37 Anoka- 9:48
4:20 Ar.... Minneapolis Lv. 9:10
4:50 Ar St. Paul Lv. a. m. 8:40
5:10 p. m.Lv Brainerd Ar. p. .12:45
6:53 Aitkin Lv. a. ru 11:49
3:43 Carlton 9:50
1:38 West. SupeTior 55
1:55 Ar Duluth. Lv. a. 8:40
1:25 p. m.Lv BrainerdAr.p.m. 12- 5
4:00 Ar Fargro Lv.a. 8:00
W. H. GEMMELL, G. A. WALKER
General Manasrer Agent
AND ON THE
TIME TABLE LOCAL TRAINS
No. 40...Park Rapids Line. .7:10a.m.
14...Duluth Express...12:27 p.m.
26 12:34 a.m.
13.. .Fosston Line 3:26 p.m.
25 3:12 a.m.
39...Park Rapids Line..7:17
FULL INFORMATION FROM
E. E. CHAMBERLAIN, Agent,
Subscribe for tbe Daily Pion
eer now is the time.
Jay L. Reynolds
Ottice Over Lumbermen* JLSuitk
St. Louis and
Are conveniently and comfort
ably reached by our two trains
The Limited, leaving
Minneapolis at 7:25, St.
Paul 8:00 p. m. daily,
arrives in St. Louis the
Sleepers and Reclining
The Scenic Express, leaving
Minneapolis at 7:30, St. Paul
8:05 a. m., except Sunday, ar
rives in St. Louis early next
morning. Sleeping Cars from
Rock Island south.
This is the most direct route
from Minneapolis and St. Paul
to Clinton, Davenport, Rock Is
land, and all Mississippi river
cities. Close connections with
lines South, Southeast and
Southwest in St. Louis Union
ASK YOUR HOME AGENT TO
MAKE YOUR TICKET READ
BY THIS LINE
Sunshine in California
From now on through
the winter season there
is no place so comfort
ably warm and attract
ive as California. The
rates are low. Until
November 30 only
$32.90 VIA THE SUNSHINE
Through tourist car
service every Tuesday
morning from St. Paul
and Minneapolis. The
berth rate is 6. Route
is via the
Milwaukee I St Paul
AND THE SANTA FE ROUTE
For additional information write to
W DIXON, N.W. A.
365 Robert Street, ST. PAUL,
A Great Railway.
The Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railway owns and operates all equip
ment on its 6,000 miles of road, includ
Sleeping Cars, Parlor Cars a*ad
Dining Cars, maintaining an excel
lence of service unequaled on any rail
way in the world.
Its Daylight Express( making direct
connections at St. Paul and Minne
apolis with morning trains from thfe
North and West) leaves Minneapolis
7:50 a. m. and St. Paul 8:30 a. m.,
daily, reaching Milwaukee 7:00 p. m.
and Chicago 9:25 p. m. same day.
This train is electric lighted, carries
new Coaches of latest type. Observa
tion Buffet Parlor Car, and Dining
Car serving supper.
Its No. 2 (connecting at St. Paul
and Minneapolis with the fast trans
continental lines from the coast) leaves
Minneapolis 5:25 p. m. and St. Paul
6:00 p. m. daily, reaching Chicago
7:00 o'clock next morning, at which
point direct connections are made with
all trains for the East and South.
This train is electric lighted, carries
modern Coaches, first class Standard
Sleeping Cars, and Dining Car serv
Its PIONEER LIMITEDthe
Famous Train of the Worldleaves
Minneapolis 8:00 p. m. and St. Paul
8:35 p. m., reaching Milwaukee 7:00
and Chicago 9:30 next morning. This
train is brilliantly lighted by elec
tricity, inside and out, and carries
Compartment Sleeping Cars, Standard
Sleeping Cars, Buffet Library Smok
ing Car, Free Reeling Chair Car,
modern Coaehes. and Dining Car
seruing breakfast a la carte. The
equipment composing the Pioneer is
the costliest and handsomest in the
In purchasing your tickets to the
East or South," request your home
ticket agent to route you via the Chi
cago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ey. from
For folders, maps and lowest rates
to all points, write to W. B. Dixox,
Northwestern Passenger Agent,
St. Paul. Minn.
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